Deploying Management Agents

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    To manage and monitor Veeam backup agents, Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam ONE and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 in client and hosted infrastructures, you must install Veeam Service Provider Console management agents on machines where managed Veeam products are deployed and configure these agents to communicate with Veeam Service Provider Console. You can install management agents on Windows, Linux and macOS machines.

    You can also use management agents installed on Windows and Linux machines as master agents for discovery in the client infrastructure.

    Prerequisites

    Before you install management agents, check the following prerequisites:

    • Obtain the management agent setup file.

    For details, see Obtaining Management Agent Setup File.

    • [For Microsoft Windows computers] Make sure you have an account with local Administrator permissions on all managed computers.
    • [For Linux and macOS computers] Make sure you have the root account or any user account with super user privileges on all managed computers.
    • If you plan to use the management agent as a master agent for discovery:
      • Make sure that the machine that will host the master agent has access to the Internet, and network access to all computers that you want to discover in the client infrastructure.
      • [For Microsoft Windows computers] If you plan to discover computers using an Active Directory discovery method, make sure the machine that will host the master agent is part of a domain within which computers will be discovered.
      • [For Microsoft Windows computers] Make sure you have an account with local Administrator permissions on all computers that you want to discover.
      • [For Linux computers] Make sure you have the root account or any user account with super user privileges on all computers that you want to discover.

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